Kings Of Leon, Girls Aloud, Duffy for BRIT Awards 2009

Plus Kylie, Matthew Horne and James Corden to host the bash

Kings Of Leon, Girls Aloud and Duffy have been confirmed to play live at the forthcoming BRIT Awards, set to take place on February 18 at London Earls Court exhibition centre.

Kylie Minogue will host the ceremony alongside former Shockwaves NME Awards hosts James Corden and Matthew Horne of ‘Gavin And Stacey’ fame.

It had previously been announced that U2 will also play live at the bash.

Pet Shop Boys are set to receive the Lifetime Achievement award, while Florence And The Machine has been named Critic’s Choice for this year’s honours.

The full nominations list will be revealed tomorrow (January 20).